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Vent-A-Hood Company

Phone: (972) 235-5201Fax: (972) 231-0663View Additional Phone Numbers1000 N Greenville Ave, RichardsonTX 75081-2729 Send email to Vent-A-Hood Company

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Factors that raised Vent-A-Hood Company's rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Problems with Product / Service1
Advertising / Sales Issues0
Billing / Collection Issues0
Delivery Issues0
Guarantee / Warranty Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 1

Complaint Breakdown by ResolutionAbout Complaint Details

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02/15/2013Problems with Product / Service | Read Complaint Details

Vent-A-Hood forces distributor stores to not allow returns. I was never told there is a no return policy during the sales process.
I purchased a Vent-A-Hood range without any advise from anybody on the range specifics, the transaction was initiated in the store while talking to a Salesman (Steve) in the Airport Appliance Store on Bascom Av in San Jose, CA, but being not sure if he can get the item for me, payment was done later over the phone by credit card. A receipt was emailed to me later. After my contractor looked at the hood, weeks later when we started the remodeling project, he figured out that it could not be installed, it was too tall for the kitchen, so I decided to return the hood for an exchange. This is when I heard for the first time that there was no return policy for ventilations and that Vent-A-Hood was the driver for this policy. Of course I was immediately pointed out that it is written at the bottom of the contract (which I received by email and never read). At no point during the sales process the "no return" policy was ever mentioned. The sales person has been "trying" for weeks to get an exchange approved by either the distributor or the manufacturer, and told me at several occasions that, yes probably, it will be taken back, even if the Vent-A-Hood is notorious for refusing returns but after several weeks I have been told today that they will not. The item was never installed, the box was just opened, we looked at it and put it back in the box, so it is in perfect state. I have a hood that I cannot install and that costs me $2000. I have been trying to do an exchange and that was denied. I need to resolve this matter soon as my kitchen is without a hood and since I have a powerful gas range, it is becoming a hazard for me to cook given the gas range needs to be ventilated.

Desired Settlement
I'm asking the business to either exchange the hood for me for one that fits my kitchen or to let me return the hood for a refund (re-stoking fee is ok).

Consumer's Final Response
This has been resolved

Industry Comparison| Chart

Manufacturers & Producers, Range Hoods & Canopies

Additional Information

BBB file opened: 01/01/1957Business started: 01/01/1938
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Skip Woodall (President)Mr. Blake Woodall (Marketing Manager)
Business Category

Manufacturers & Producers, Range Hoods & Canopies

Map & Directions

Map & Directions

Address for Vent-A-Hood Company

1000 N Greenville Ave

Richardson, TX 75081-2729

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1 Locations

  • 1000 N Greenville Ave 

    Richardson, TX 75081-2729

Industry Comparison ChartX

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